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Professional Leadership, School Policies and Procedures
A lab school (short for laboratory school) is a space designed to ideate, explore and test new educational models and methods, incubating new ideas and developing teachers in a live setting. The original one was founded by...
HaYidion Article
Fundraising & Development, School Policies and Procedures
Local federations, such as the Greater MetroWest, New Jersey Federation where I work, play an important role in supporting Jewish day schools. Traditionally, schools rely upon the annual allocations and supplementary...
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Mental Health, School Policies and Procedures
Over the past few years, our middle school educational team has observed increasing signs of anxiety and depression in our students, a phenomenon educators and parents across the country have noted with growing concern.
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School Policies and Procedures, Teaching and Learning
A Rodeph Sholom student’s experience of our Israel education program begins in our early childhood division and continues until they graduate in eighth grade. Like many North American Jewish day schools, Israel is...
Blog Article
School Policies and Procedures
Blog Article
School Policies and Procedures
Every room in our new building was built in line with Luria’s mission, centering children and progressive education throughout all aspects of the project. We are still working on the finishing touches (including furniture!)...
Blog Article
School Policies and Procedures, Teaching and Learning
Each year presents new challenges requiring innovative solutions. This year, the conversation has focused on a national shortage of qualified and aspiring Jewish educators. Where are they and why aren’t they entering the...
Blog Article
Mental Health, School Policies and Procedures
The Talmud states, “Eizehu chacham? Ha-ro’eh et ha-nolad.” Who is wise? The person who can anticipate the outcome (Tamid 32a). Shalvat HaNefesh (tranquility of the mind/soul) is an opportunity to engage all members of our...
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Professional Leadership, School Policies and Procedures
In effort to support school leaders Prizmah is regularly convening Heads of School. Here are the notes from these meetings for those who couldn't attend. 2022-2023 Meeting Notes Heads of School Weekly Check In: Ongoing Notes...
Blog Article
School Policies and Procedures
Prizmah's Debra Shaffer Seeman, Director of Network Weaving, caught up with Chloé Valdary, founder and CEO of Theory of Enchantment, to discuss her work to uplift and empower with love and compassion.